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Forum: General Discussion 01 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 7,623
Posted By Slimbone
First of all, Happy New Year! Sorry it's...

First of all, Happy New Year!

Sorry it's taken me so long to get back to y'all on this. The next day, my father and I tried the Intel software again, and this time ran it as an administrator. ...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 7,623
Posted By Slimbone
Thanks for the info, guys. I'll let you know how...

Thanks for the info, guys. I'll let you know how things work out.
Forum: General Discussion 26 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 7,623
Posted By Slimbone
Problems cloning to new SSD

OS is Windows Pro 7 64.

The new SSD is Intel X25 80GB. I'm using the free Acronis' Intel Data Migration Software to clone old C drive to the new one, and am getting a "failed task" message each...
Forum: Virtualization 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 6,653
Posted By Slimbone
Oh, I'm not dissing gaming. I'm just not into...

Oh, I'm not dissing gaming. I'm just not into it, that's all.

Thanks, zzz2496. I'll try that tonight.
Forum: Virtualization 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 6,653
Posted By Slimbone
So, I'm assuming this should be adequate? ...

So, I'm assuming this should be adequate?
Amazon.com: Corsair CMPSU-850TX 850-Watt TX Series 80 Plus Certified Power Supply compatible with Intel Core i7 and Core i5: Electronics...
Forum: Virtualization 17 Oct 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 6,653
Posted By Slimbone
If anyone can post a link to a power supply that...

If anyone can post a link to a power supply that is within the specs madtownidiot recommends, I'd appreciate it.
Forum: Virtualization 17 Oct 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 6,653
Posted By Slimbone
Maybe I need to learn a thing or two about power...

Maybe I need to learn a thing or two about power supplies. I've been focused primarily on the wattage, and mine is a 750W Antec. If I'm looking at my specs right, my power supply is only 25A.
Forum: Virtualization 17 Oct 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 6,653
Posted By Slimbone
It's NOT Starting the virtual machine...

Yesterday, I had another one of those infamous random kernel power reboots. Unfortunately, it happened while I had Virtual XP running. Since then, whenever I try to start XP Mode, the "Starting the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Oct 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 127,823
Posted By Slimbone
Okay, I followed through what you did, but after...

Okay, I followed through what you did, but after the Processor power management selection, there is no "minimum processor state" option. Only thing there is "system cooling policy", and there is...
Forum: Customization 06 Oct 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,196
Posted By Slimbone
Thanks, Wolves. I'll try that tonight when I get...

Thanks, Wolves. I'll try that tonight when I get home.
Forum: Customization 06 Oct 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,196
Posted By Slimbone
Wallpaper in Virtual XP won't stay put!

Okay, so I set a wallpaper in Virtual XP. However, if I set this wallpaper on full screen, anytime I shrink or minus it, the wallpaper goes away permanently. Same thing if I set the wallpaper in...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,062
Posted By Slimbone
Thanks, DocBrown! Hitting F8 brought up the...

Thanks, DocBrown! Hitting F8 brought up the Advanced Boot Options screen. From there, I chose 'Start Windows Normally', and it read the disc.

Problem solved!
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,062
Posted By Slimbone
Okay, I'll try that. Hitting the delete key...

Okay, I'll try that. Hitting the delete key brings me up to my BIOS screen, but I'll try F8 and F10.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,062
Posted By Slimbone
Retail. Got the pretty box and everything. Just...

Retail. Got the pretty box and everything. Just double checked the Advanced BIOS Features:

First boot device: CDROM
Second boot device: Hard Disk
Third boot device: Removable

The disc...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,062
Posted By Slimbone
Yes. I went into Bios and made sure it was...

Yes. I went into Bios and made sure it was set-up that way, and it was. Still not reading the disc.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,062
Posted By Slimbone
Can't Install W7 over XP... what am I doing wrong?

I currently have XP on my machine. I've copied the files I need saved, and want to install Windows 7 new. I insert the disc, and I'm told to reboot the PC, and then choose custom install. However,...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By Slimbone
Thanks Deacon, but I am already running 64. ...

Thanks Deacon, but I am already running 64.

Interesting. I would have assumed you couldn't change the CPU or motherboard without a reinstall, so this is good to know.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By Slimbone
Thanks, whs.

Thanks, whs.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,291
Posted By Slimbone
Easy Question...

I'm a n00b here, so please bear with me.

Can I add additional memory and change the power supply without reinstalling the OS?
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 498
Views: 24,808
Posted By Slimbone
Make sure you're putting it in the right place,...

Make sure you're putting it in the right place, profile and avatar are different pics.[/QUOTE]
Oh, okay... I get in now. Thanks, derekimo!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 127,823
Posted By Slimbone
Okay, thanks Dave. I'll give that a try.

Okay, thanks Dave. I'll give that a try.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 498
Views: 24,808
Posted By Slimbone
Hey, how come my avatar pic doesn't show up? It...

Hey, how come my avatar pic doesn't show up? It shows in my profile, but not within threads I post in.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 498
Views: 24,808
Posted By Slimbone
Howdy, I'm Slimbone. I'm new the the forums as...

Howdy, I'm Slimbone. I'm new the the forums as of yesterday. I'm here to learn a few things, and hopefully get my PC running properly.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Oct 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 127,823
Posted By Slimbone
I'm not sure what you mean by bumping my NB...

I'm not sure what you mean by bumping my NB voltage, but I'll show your reply to my father, and he'll know what to do. Thanks for the reply, and I promise to post my results once I've tried it.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 04 Oct 2010
Replies: 82
Views: 127,823
Posted By Slimbone
This is my first post on the board, and what's...

This is my first post on the board, and what's being discussed here in this thread is why I joined.

I've been having random reboot problems since the PC was built in March. Although the largest...
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